Compaq Presario CQ43

Hello

I have a Compaq Presario CQ43-102AU and have thought about updates.

Is it possible to upgrade the processor and the RAM?

Thanks in advance

-Mike

Certainly an AMD processor can only be upgraded to another AMD processor with the same PIN architecture. He must position the slot in the motherboard. And it must be recognized and compatible with the BIOS of the laptop.

I have now found your product, but HP has not yet posted the Service Manual online, which gives a list of compatible processors.

Here are the specs:

http://h10010.www1.HP.com/wwpc/NZ/en/Ho/WF06b/321957-321957-3329742-89318-89318-5059078-5104994.html

I see that you have 2 GB of RAM. Since you also have Windows 7 64-bit, you can easily switch to 4 GB of RAM DDR3 - 1333 computer laptop memory which should be available quite cheap at any computer store. Passage of 2 to 4 concerts will make a world of difference in reactivity.

I would stay away from trying a processor upgrade. The laptop is too recent, and it could void the warranty. I'm sure that you have not paid much for the laptop, and you can probably sell for close to what you paid and get a faster. The unique processors for laptops cost as much as half of what the laptop costs. It is a laptop low end budget and is hampered by a weak graphic system, even with a faster processor, it will not be much you can do with him. If all you are doing is internet and office type work that's fine.

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